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6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

Time Management

This Buffalo Chickpea Chili Is Loaded with Veggies

Growing up in the heartland of the Midwest, I come from a family who loves their chili thick and packed full of just about everything. I have a hard …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

Leadership

3 Ways to Build Extreme Mental Toughness

Want to crush your next workout or fitness challenge? Unf*&K your mind. Here’s how<p>Our most important training philosophy at Gym Jones: The Mind Is Primary.<p>If your mind is strong, your body will be strong. You’ll be able to handle stress, cope with suffering, deal with adversity, make sacrifices, …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Self-improvement

The Ultimate Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Whisk together flour, baking soda, …

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter

According to a performance sports psychology specialist.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet</i> …

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

Leadership

7-Day Meal Plan: The Superfoods of Fall

Vibrant-green and fiery-orange produce dominate in this week's "superfood" meal plan. We chose recipes that use fresh, fall superfoods you can easily …

10 Low-Carb Vegetarian Recipes That Will Have Meat Eaters Wanting Seconds

When recipes go meat-free, there's a tendency for them to be bulked up on the carbs—be it pasta, bread, or sweet potatoes. But just because you're …

How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

Nutrition

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

These gluten-free spinach muffins are loaded with protein and probiotics

On the continous quest for seamless weekday mornings, meal-prepped breakfasts are pretty much the holy grail. When you’re trying to squeeze in ten …

Slim Down In Time For Summer With This Quick Total-Body Workout

<b>Summer might be a few months away, but there’s no better time to start getting in shape. Slim down fast with this home workout by Yolanda Sokhela.</b><p>The …

Workouts

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

Want to Develop Incredible Willpower and Mental Toughness? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Persistence isn't just something you're born with. You can also develop willpower, especially when you make one key decision.<p>Success is based on a number of factors. Intelligence, experience, talent, education all play their part...but often what separates success from failure is perseverance. Keep …

Motivation

The twisted psychology of office cliques

Michael Scott and the Beast have a lot in common. Both <i>The Office</i> protagonist and the Disney cartoon character have copious chest hair—and both are achingly alone.<p>But whereas the Beast broods in isolation, Michael Scott is desperate for company. His plight is sympathetic: Anyone who’s survived high …

Psychology

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

A minimalist shares 2 ways to form habits effortlessly

But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the habit gets disrupted.<p>How can we form habits without all the struggle?<p>I'm going to share two strategies that I've found to be priceless:<p>They're so painless you will barely feel them. And your life …

The best way to organize your finances, depending on your personality

But this to-do is just as important—if not more so—than cleaning out your closet or tidying up the garage. And, at some point, we all just need to buckle down and tackle it.<p>But successfully getting your money in order has as much to do with <i>who</i> you are as <i>what</i> you're trying to do.<p>Translation: What …

Ask The Expert: Five Books That Will Help You Master Storytelling

Propoint’s resident raconteur, Brian Roff, sat down with Columbia professor and presentation consultant Jesse Scinto to discuss how to create and deliver great presentations. In this excerpt from their conversation, we focus on storytelling. In our next article, we’ll continue with how to really …

Your Best Guide to CrossFit Lingo

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Jenn, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>"Hey, wanna go to the local box and do a Metcon WOD? I heard it's EMOM with double-unders! I wonder if we can RX it . . ."<p>Did you just understand that? 'Cause that was a …

8 Ways You Can Kill Your Leadership Authority

Andy Stanley once said:Leadership is a stewardship, it’s temporary, and you’re accountable.The last part of this quote always catches me. Andy …

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